Orlando Florida woman, Rosa Rivera stabs 11 year old daughter, Aleyda Rivera to death cause she suspected she’d had sex and ‘smelled’ different.
A Florida mother has told investigators she stabbed her 11-year-old daughter to death to stop her form having sex.
Rose Alcides Rivera, 28, was arrested at around 11am on Sunday outside Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies in Orlando, where she arrived with the body of her child, Aleyda Rivera, in the passenger seat of her car.
The mother’s arrest follows Rivera driving up to the medical facility and demanding medical assistance for her daughter.
Aleyda, who would have turned 12 on Thursday, was pronounced dead at the scene from 15 stab wounds, reported Fox35.
Officials described the mother as ‘argumentative,’ upon arriving at the hospital- even threatening to stab medics.
Lt Diego Toruno, a spokesperson for the Orlando Police Department, said Rivera became combative with hospital staff and pulled a knife on them, causing the hospital to briefly go on lockdown.
Rivera was detained by security and police officers, and was later booked on a first-degree murder count.
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Aleyda Rivera mother: ‘My daughter smelt different’.
According to an arrest affidavit released on Monday morning, Rivera confessed to killing her daughter.
‘My baby is gone,’ she was quoted as telling first responders, reported WFTV.
Sheriff’s officials said the mother took the child to a man’s house Sunday and accused him of having sex with Aleyda. The child denied it. She told authorities she stabbed the girl while in the car.
According to the document, Rivera said she believed her daughter was sexually active because the 11-year-old smiled ‘different.’
‘Rivera stated she believed with her actions that her daughter is now in heaven,’ the affidavit said.
This is the mugshot for Rosa Rivera. The 28-year-old has been booked into the Orange County Jail on first-degree murder charges. She’s the suspect in the stabbing death of her 11-year-old daughter Aleyda Rivera. MORE DETAILS:https://t.co/PRxwzPKCck #WFTV pic.twitter.com/ALxU81VN2B
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